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99% Woman
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produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
In October, 1998, forty-five year old Benjy Nelson - former high school athlete and United States Air Force airman - had a sex-change operation. During his air force career, he began to dress as a woman - first at home, and then in public. For the last five years before his operation, Benjy dressed as a woman full...
produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
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Judith Butler
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(Icarus Films, 2007), 52 mins

Author of the best-seller Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity, Judith Butler (Maxine Elliot Professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at University of California, Berkeley) is one of the world's most important and influential contemporary thinkers in fields such as con...

(Icarus Films, 2007), 52 mins
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Let’s be Together
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directed by Nanna Frank Moller, 1972-; produced by Mette Heide and Helle Faber (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2008), 1 hour 20 mins
Meet Hairo, a 14-year-old boy who is fascinated by women's clothes. He spends all his time on high heals, wearing make-up and fake nails. Living in a small town with his mum, his stepfather and 3 younger brothers, this is quite the daily challenge for everyone. Hairo's mum takes her son on a trip to Brazil to meet...
directed by Nanna Frank Moller, 1972-; produced by Mette Heide and Helle Faber (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2008), 1 hour 20 mins
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Sworn Virgins
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directed by Elvira Dones; produced by Elvira Dones, Radiotelevisione Svizzera and Dones Media LLC (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 52 mins
Why would a girl swear to stay a virgin? What kind of tradition sanctions this form of self-denial? In a mountainous area of Albania, an ancestral code of laws -- observed to this day -- placed women in the bottom rank of society. It dictates that "a woman is a sack, made to endure." A woman cannot choose her husb...
directed by Elvira Dones; produced by Elvira Dones, Radiotelevisione Svizzera and Dones Media LLC (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 52 mins
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Adventures in The Gender Trade
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directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
Kate Bornstein, writer and performer, was born a man. This documentary presents her frank account of her personal journey from unhappy boy child into liberated transsexual lesbian. Intercut with her satiric night club act called "Hidden: A Gender," are the stories of a wide range of people who refused to have thei...
directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
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SIS: The Perry Watkins Story
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produced by Chiqui Cartagena and Suzanne Newman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 52 mins
This groundbreaking documentary explores the explosive issue of gays in the military. It examines the case of Perry J. Watkins, the first openly gay man to defeat the ban against gays in the military. The case established a powerful legal precedent that will act as an inspiration to the gay and black communities....
produced by Chiqui Cartagena and Suzanne Newman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 52 mins
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Biography, Christine Jorgensen: The Change Of A Lifetime
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in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 45 mins
Explore the life of one of the most controversial figures of the sexual revolution.
in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 45 mins
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Colonel Jin Xing
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directed by Sylvie Levey; produced by Arnaud Hamelin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 16 mins
Shanghai's principal dancer, 33-year-old Jin Xing, is a big star. She is the first choreographer to have received recognition in over half a century of national communism. But the most amazing thing about Jin Xing is that, up until 1995, this beautiful young woman was a man, a colonel in the People's Liberation Ar...
directed by Sylvie Levey; produced by Arnaud Hamelin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 16 mins
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Out in Suburbia: The Stories of Eleven Lesbians
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produced by Pam Walton (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 29 mins
This remarkably honest and revealing documentary shatters the stereotypes held by many people unfamiliar with the gay community. Eleven women discuss with heartwarming frankness their lives in local neighborhoods, covering a wide range of issues including marriage, motherhood, discrimination, stereotypes and femal...
produced by Pam Walton (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 29 mins
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Regretters
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directed by Marcus Lindeen; produced by Marcus Lindeen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 1 hour 1 mins
Regretters gives heartfelt voice to two transgendered people who underwent sex change surgery to become women. Now, years later, they would like to return to their original, masculine selves. Through their experiences we learn how very complicated gender identity is; morphing from one gender to another is not acco...
directed by Marcus Lindeen; produced by Marcus Lindeen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 1 hour 1 mins
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